Editorial: Michele Bachmann's verbal bomb-throwing

July 21, 2012, 04:35 PM

She should either produce hard evidence or apologize to Rep. Keith Ellison. Refusal to do either should lead to censure.

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Michele Bachmann, John Sununu and a new McCarthyism

By MARY C. CURTIS July 21, 2012, 09:53 AM

It's troubling when so many are only too willing to take on the un-American job of deciding who belongs in America.

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Washington Post: Bachmann's politics of slime

By Editorial July 20, 2012, 03:35 PM

Bachmann's accusations are in the squalid tradition of McCarthyism and other shameful chapters of our history in which politicians have slandered their rivals as un-American

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Seattle Times: Michele Bachmann deserves censure

By EDITORIAL July 20, 2012, 01:00 PM

She deserves the same censure in Congress that Joseph McCarthy received for his witch hunt for Communists 60 years ago.

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L.A. Times: Michele Bachmann's dangerous paranoia

By EDITORIAL July 20, 2012, 12:13 PM

The notion of an Islamic Fifth Column in this country is poisonous not only to domestic tranquility but also to effective diplomacy. Leaders of both parties should repudiate it.

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Campaign lies

By Stephen L. Carter July 19, 2012, 09:02 PM

It's important to understand how serious an affront to discourse lying is. Why let them get away with it?

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Voter ID: Ritchie's rewording is out of bounds

By SCOTT NEWMAN July 18, 2012, 08:45 PM

The Legislature has primacy on ballot title for voter ID amendment.

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Romney's taxes

By EDITORIAL July 18, 2012, 07:57 PM

If Romney is not willing to open up his tax returns, what does that say about his instinct for leveling with the American people from the Oval Office?

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Amy Klobuchar: Poised and popular

By STEVE BERG July 18, 2012, 07:50 PM

By most accounts, she's a relentless worker with an exceptional talent for political calculation. But some complain about Klobuchar's low profile on core issues, namely economic recovery and the deficit.

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Is the GOP anti-gay? Hardly

By DAVID LAMPO July 18, 2012, 07:48 PM

To be sure, anti-gay sentiments still run deep in the GOP, but there's a bigger story to tell.

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Mitt Romney explains away time

By DANA MILBANK July 17, 2012, 08:54 PM

If Romney can do it, perhaps others can go back in time to rearrange events.

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Romney taxes campaign by withholding info

By MARTIN SCHRAM July 17, 2012, 07:36 PM

In politics, there are no new acts; just new actors. No new sins; just new sinners.

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There's no crying in capitalism

By DENNIS CARSTENS July 16, 2012, 08:34 PM

Mitt Romney, like any other CEO of a company in this country, is not a heartless monster if he outsourced jobs to other countries.

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The jobs debate we ought to have

By EDITORIAL July 15, 2012, 06:51 PM

If the presidential candidates want to be constructive, they will tell voters the hard truth: Well-paying mid-level jobs may have to wait for new industries to be born.

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Obama could at least earn the right's ire

By DANA MILBANK July 14, 2012, 09:34 PM

The president seems incredibly reluctant to embrace populism.

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Voting out incumbents won't change Congress

By TOM HORNER, TIM PENNY July 14, 2012, 06:10 PM

It's not enough to vote the bums out. We need reforms -- and here they are.

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On the ballot in August: Allen Quist and Rick Nolan

By LORI STURDEVANT July 14, 2012, 05:59 PM

Besides showing that older candidates can run energetic campaigns, these two voices of experience bring useful perspectives.

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Romney should pick Christie for VP, but won't

By JEFFREY GOLDBERG July 13, 2012, 07:01 PM

He would be safe choosing any of his likely candidates -- but will they fill arenas?

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Pennsylvania key to GOP voting strategy

By Jonathan Alter July 13, 2012, 09:53 AM

A court ruling could move Pennsylvania, once considered a blue state, into the Romney column and swing the presidential election.

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Minnesota lawyers against the marriage amendment

July 12, 2012, 07:44 PM

Law firm leaders oppose limiting the rights of a few.

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